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$29,500,000  •  1,313.5 acres
Two Creeks Ranch, ±1,313.5 acres located just 30 minutes west of San Antonio in Medina County, is a memory-making, live-water destination designed to make family, friends or business associates feel right at home in natural Texas. This wing-shooters paradise has been used as a corporate retreat to entertain up to 24 people per weekend, but it is equally suited as a private family getaway or a rental property. The ranch can also generate income from wildlife and agriculture including a 500-tree irrigated pecan orchard. The Land Nestled in an ecological transition zone, Two Creeks offers the beautiful live water and legacy oaks and native pecans of the Hill Country and the varied brush and bull mesquite that marks superlative wildlife habitat in South Texas. The Water Year-round Verde Creek through the ranch for about 2.5 miles on the east, providing private access to both banks. Hondo Creek runs along the south border for about 1.85 miles. The 7-acre lake is stocked with bass for angling fun is also a prized swimming hole. Two Creeks Ranch has five water wells including two Edwards Aquifer irrigation wells: one with 276 acre-feet of base Edwards Aquifer water and the other with 60 acre-feet of transferable Edwards water. The property also boasts six center pivots. The Wildlife Two Creeks has been managed primarily for doves, but whitetail deer, feral hogs, free-ranging exotics and many non-game species call the low-fenced ranch home. The Lifestyle Shooting Guests can sharpen their shooting skills at the 5-stand skeet range outfitted with 6 movable trap houses, and then congregate at the ±945-square foot Gun Room with a wet bar and gun lockers. A nearby ±1,850-square-foot covered porch area allows the party to move outside. Accommodations Two identical ±3,130-square-foot dogtrot lodges crafted from reclaimed barnwood serve as the main compound’s focal point. Each lodge sleeps up to 12 people and features spacious front and back porches. The downstairs encompasses ±2,072 square feet and includes 4 bedrooms with private baths. The upstairs features 2 king suites with private baths. A short walk brings guests to the well-designed ±11,600-square-foot Party Barn that puts entertainment ranging from a wet bar to video games, dining, storage and work space under one roof. The dining hall with a mesquite-topped bar and the state-of-the-art, custom chef’s commercial kitchen encompass about 2,000 square feet and can accommodate up to 50 guests for special events. Party Barn also has a ±3,000-square-foot covered porch with large outdoor fans, a fire pit, an outdoor bar and more. An outdoor pass-through transitions into a ±3,600-square-foot work barn with a gym and loft storage area. In addition, there are 3 small apartments with private baths, ranging from ±180 square feet to ±430 square feet. Two Creeks’ second compound, with two homes and a large storage barn, is just a short drive to the west over improved ranch roads. The newly renovated, two-story 2-bedroom/3-bath Casa Verde House encompasses ±2,000 square feet with the bonus of a wraparound porch. The nearby 3-bedroom/2-bath Ranchero House with a front porch and screened porch includes a kitchen, office, laundry room, covered carport and detached game room. The 3-bedroom/2-bath Bader House that includes a loft serves as employee housing. Infrastructure The Two Creeks Outpost, converted from the original New Fountain Post Office, is a multi-purpose facility. Another structure, the former New Fountain Café, awaits the new owner's personal stamp. The main compound includes ±800-square-foot Laundry Building and is conveniently located in the main compound. The ±5,900-square-foot Maintenance Barn, houses a covered game cleaning station a walk-in refrigerator, freezer, restrooms and additional storage. The Hangar Barn provides ±22,500-square-feet of storage. All furnishings with the dogtrots as well as the entertainment area and commercial kitchen transfer with the sale. Call Howard W. Hood at (830) 739-3815. Listed for $29.5 million.
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$15,862,500  •  634.5 acres
Lake Farm, 634.5± acres located just 30 minutes west of San Antonio in Medina County, is a memory-making, live-water destination designed to make family, friends or business associates feel right at home in natural Texas. When guests enter the simple, but elegant front gate on County Road 451 they are struck by the oak-lined, chip-sealed Knippa stone driveway and the flanking irrigated pecan orchard with more than 500 productive trees. Landscaping throughout was designed and installed by the late Marc Tellepson and the late Mark Scioneaux, both of Houston’s famed Tellepson’s Landscaping Company. By the time guests arrive at the main compound featuring the two dogtrot lodges that reflect Texas’ pioneer heritage and the adjoining renovated barn and primary gathering space known as the Party Barn, they know they’re somewhere special. The Land Nestled in an ecological transition zone, Lake Farm, as the name implies, offers the beautiful live water and legacy oaks of the Hill Country and the varied brush that marks superlative wildlife habitat in South Texas. In addition to majestic live oaks, the farm is shaded by native pecan trees in the bottomlands of Hondo and Verde Creeks and old-growth bull mesquite throughout. The Water The creeks border the farm on two sides. Verde Creek, which is a year-round creek, courses through the farm for just under one mile on the east, providing private access to both banks. Hondo Creek runs along the south border for about 1.85 miles. A 7-acre lake that measures about 22 feet at its deepest point is stocked with bass, perch and forage fish. It is peanut-shaped with a jutting peninsula, which maximizes bank frontage and allows for plenty of angling fun. In case guests prefer to swim, carefully stacked native rocks create the perfect place to launch into the lake. Groundwater is also plentiful. Lake Farm has two center pivots supplied by an Edwards Aquifer irrigation well with 60 acre-feet of transferable Edwards water. The Wildlife Lake Farm has been managed primarily for doves, but whitetail deer, feral hogs, free-ranging exotics and a variety of varmints, small game and non-game species also call the low-fenced farm home. The Lifestyle Guests can sharpen their shooting skills and pass an enjoyable afternoon at the five-stand skeet range outfitted with 6 movable trap houses. Once the smoke has cleared, they can congregate at the nearby Gun Room, a ±945-square foot gathering space that includes a wet bar, drink coolers, a 72-inch tv as part of the indoor sitting area, gun lockers, WiFi and a built-in sound system. For those who prefer to be outdoors, a ±1,850-square-foot covered porch area, located between the Gun Room and the skeet range, is the perfect spot. Guests can sit in the shade of two ancient live oaks as they enjoy conversation and a cool breeze. Accommodations A set of two identical ±3,130-square-foot dogtrot lodges, crafted from reclaimed and washed barnwood epitomize the clean country style that defines Lake Farm and serve as the main compound’s focal point. Unlike their historical Texas predecessors, the dogtrots are enclosed. Each lodge, outfitted with WiFi, a built-in sound system and wood burning fireplace, sleeps up to 12 people. The spacious porches, on front and back, make it easy to take the conversation outdoors. The downstairs encompasses ±2,072 square feet and includes 4 bedrooms with 2 double beds, a coffee bar, tv and a private bath with heated floor. The upstairs features 2 king suites with a coffee bar, tv and a private bath with heated floor. A short walk down a crushed granite path bordered with concrete brings guests to the ±11,600-square-foot Party Barn. Crafted from an existing barn, the Party Barn combines entertainment and dining space with storage and workspace under one roof. The dining hall and the state-of-the-art, custom chef’s commercial kitchen encompass about 2,000 square feet and can accommodate up to 50 guests for special events. The mesquite-topped bar is set off by the shiplap walls adorned with metal touches reminiscent of modern farmhouse style. The interior of the Party Barn also includes 2 big screen tvs, shuffleboard, video golf and Buck Hunter as well as self-serve drink coolers, WiFi, a built-in sound system and two restrooms. An outdoor pass-through transitions into a ±3,600-square-foot work barn, which includes a gym and loft storage area. In addition, there are three small apartments: the ±180-square-foot bunk room has 4 bunkbeds and a private bath; the ±216-square-foot apartment, known as Joe’s Room, has a queen bed and a private bath; and the ±430-square-foot “downstairs room” has 2 queen beds and a private bath. Because a party is even better outdoors, the Party Barn has a ±3,000-square-foot covered porch shaded by Mexican sycamores. The porch has a built-in sound system, a tv, large outdoor fans, a fire pit and an outdoor bar with an ice machine. Infrastructure The ±5,900-square-foot Maintenance Barn, located in proximity to the main compound, is the site of the covered game cleaning station as well as the walk-in refrigerator and freezer. It also includes restrooms and additional storage. The 800-square-foot Laundry Building is conveniently situated within easy reach of the dogtrot lodges and Party Barn. Despite its utilitarian purpose, the stone building is one of the farm’s most beautiful. The main compound also has ±3,000 square feet of covered parking. The farm driveway is chip-sealed Knippa stone; all the other farm roads are caliche or improved, built-up dirt roads. All furnishings with the dogtrots as well as the entertainment area and commercial kitchen transfer with the sale. The Opportunity Lake Farm is the best of old and new Texas. Built to surround family, friends and business associates in the time-tested warmth of hospitality and the well-watered landscape of natural Texas. Claim Lake Farm as your place. A one-of-a-kind destination for making memories that will color your world. To experience the natural style of Lake Farm, a premier Texas destination, for yourself, call Howard W. Hood with Hood Real Estate Inc. at (830) 739-3815. The farm is listed for $15,862,500.
$11,275,000  •  451 acres
CB Farm, located just 30 minutes west of San Antonio in Medina County, is a 451-acre ± haven of live water and natural productivity. In an era where water is becoming scarce and highly sought after, the farm has exceptional surface and groundwater. Year-round Verde Creek courses through the property for 3,283.8± feet. In addition, the farm boasts four center pivots supplied by an irrigation well with 276 acre-feet of base Edwards Aquifer Water. Currently, the center pivots irrigate three corn fields and one sunflower field that is used as a calling card for migrating doves. Located in an ecological transition zone, the land showcases the best of the Hill Country and South Texas. While the low-fenced farm has been managed primarily for dove (and offers some of the state’s best wing shooting), the farm is also home to white-tailed deer, feral hogs, free-ranging exotics and a host of varmints, small game and non-game species. The Verde Creek Outpost, converted from the original New Fountain Post Office, is a multi-purpose facility that is outfitted with Yancey Water Corporation Supply water. Another structure, the former New Fountain Café, is completely empty and awaiting the new owner’s personal stamp. The property has frontage on FM 2676 as well as County Roads 4256 and 451 ensuring easy, unfettered access. The combination of easy access, plentiful water and unmatched productivity is rare. CB Farm has a place in an investment portfolio—and your family’s life. To experience the opportunity of the CB Farm for yourself, call Howard W. Hood with Hood Real Estate Inc. at (830) 739-3815. The farm is listed for $11,275,000.
$3,750,000  •  123.5 acres
Located just 30 miles west of San Antonio in Medina County, the Double L Ranch combines all the benefits of a live water Hill Country property with the superlative wildlife habitat of the South Texas Brush Country. The low-fenced ranch, which encompasses 123.5± acres and fronts on both County Road 451 and 455, is a well-appointed retreat that is ideally suited to become an equestrian estate. Oaks, pecans and the nutrition-rich brush of South Texas converge in an ecological transition zone. Year-round Verde Creek flows through the ranch for 3,794.5± feet. While the Double L has been managed primarily for doves, white-tailed deer, feral hogs, free-ranging exotics and a variety of varmints, small game and non-game species call the low-fenced ranch home. The ranch’s main compound, which features the Casa Verde House, the Ranchero House and a large storage barn, is easily accessible over improved ranch roads. The newly renovated, two-story Casa Verde House encompasses ±2,000 square feet with the bonus of a wraparound porch. The downstairs is dedicated to fun with a wet bar and shuffleboard. It also includes a restroom. The upstairs features a full kitchen and laundry room as well as a king suite with a private bath and bedroom with a queen bed and 2 doubles. A full bath completes the upstairs. The nearby three-bedroom/two-bath Ranchero House, a traditional ranch-style home, features a front porch as well as a screened porch. A kitchen office, laundry room, covered carport and detached game room round out the space. Water is delivered to the houses by the Yancey Water Supply Corporation. There is also a well on the property. The ±22,500-square-foot Hangar Barn, made from a converted airplane hangar, provides both individual storage rooms as well as loft storage rooms. On the Double L Ranch, the ingredients for a great getaway—and a great life—are in place. The only thing missing is you. To experience the Double L Ranch for yourself, contact Conner W. Hood, broker associate with Hood Real Estate Inc. at (830) 928-2317 or Jeffrey C. Hood, broker associate with Hood Real Estate Inc. at (830) 431-1177. The ranch is listed for $3.75 million.
Contact for Price  •  117 acres
Welcome to Triple T Ranch, a sprawling 117-acre estate nestled in the heart of Central Texas, just 12 miles from the charming town of Hondo, 14 miles to the Cowboy Capital of the World, Bandera, and a mere 45-minute drive from the vibrant city of San Antonio. Conveniently located 5 miles off Highway 173, this magnificent property offers the perfect blend of tranquility and accessibility. Triple T Ranch is an exceptional haven for nature enthusiasts and outdoor adventurers, with 67 acres completely high fenced and ready for exotic game, ensuring a unique and thrilling wildlife experience. The remaining acreage of Triple T Ranch is fully low fenced and meticulously cleared, featuring improved grasses that provide an ideal habitat for native wildlife. Two well-maintained tanks, one within the high-fenced area and another outside, enhance the land's natural beauty and utility. Whether you're an avid hunter, a nature lover, or simply seeking a peaceful retreat, this property offers endless opportunities for outdoor activities and relaxation. At the heart of Triple T Ranch stands a stunning 2,067 square foot modern farmhouse. This beautifully designed home boasts three spacious bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms, providing ample space for family and guests. The interiors seamlessly blend rustic charm with contemporary comforts, creating an inviting atmosphere for everyday living and entertaining. Additionally, the ranch includes a charming 1 bed, 1 bath guest cabin, perfect for hosting friends or providing additional lodging. For those who love to entertain, Triple T Ranch is equipped with a large gazebo, ideal for hosting gatherings with friends and family amidst the picturesque landscape. The gazebo features a 1 bed 1 bath casita attached to it for additional sleeping quarters on the ranch. The property also features a large pole barn, offering extensive storage space for equipment and recreational vehicles. A robust water well with a healthy flow ensures a reliable water supply for all portions of the ranch, supporting both the lush landscape and the abundant wildlife. Triple T Ranch is more than just a property; it's a lifestyle, offering an unparalleled blend of luxury, adventure, and natural beauty.
$3,500,000  •  108 acres
B&M Ranch, located just 30 minutes west of San Antonio in Medina County, is a live water Hill Country retreat with South Texas accents. The ranch fronts County Rd 451, providing convenient all-weather access. Situated in an ecological transition zone, the 108-acre ranch has towering pecan trees and majestic live oaks along with the varied brush that defines superlative South Texas habitat. B&M Ranch has been managed primarily for doves, but white-tailed deer, feral hogs, free-ranging exotics as well as a variety of varmints, small game and non-game species call the low-fenced ranch home. Year-round Verde Creek courses along the ranch’s western border for 3,857 feet ± or just less than three-quarters of a mile. During wet weather, Second Creek runs north and south through the property. In addition to the natural surface water, the ranch boasts one well. The three-bedroom/two-bath home is currently being used as employee housing. The Yancey Water Supply Corporation’s provides the water for the house. Its size and location make the B&M Ranch ideally suited as an equestrian property, a small-scale cattle operation or a family hunting destination. Of course, it offers plenty of privacy and elbow room for those who simply want a convenient place to get away from it all and recharge their batteries with family and friends. To explore the possibilities of B&M Ranch for yourself, contact Jeffrey C. Hood, broker associate with Hood Real Estate Inc. at (830) 431-1177 or Conner W. Hood, broker associate with Hood Real Estate Inc. at (830) 928-2317. The ranch is listed for $3.5 million.
Contact for Price  •  100 acres
Under Contract
100 ± Acres Hondo, Texas Located in the in the gated Peachtree Subdivision 1,500± ft elevations with multi-mile views 2,400± sq/ft barn with a 2BR apartment 2 water storage tanks with RO system Outstanding hunting Low fenced and incredibly private All furnishings convey
$4,500,000  •  89 acres
Located near the intersection of Highway 90 and FM 173 on the northern outskirts of Hondo, this 89± acre tract is provides a limitless commercial potential. With 1,122± of frontage on FM 173, access is easy. The property, all of which is located outside the city limits, includes a water well. Shown by appointment only. Contact Conner W. Hood at (830) 928-2317 or Jeffrey C. Hood at (830) 431-1177. Listed for $4.5 million.
$899,000  •  60 acres
Excellent Full-Time, Weekend or Seasonal Hunting and Recreation Ranch. Great Location. Home. Cabin. Barns. Swimming Pool. Views all around.
$1,500,000  •  2.9 acres
The Stagecoach Stop, located 30 minutes west of San Antonio on County Road 251 in Medina County, offers a rare chance to own a piece of Hill Country history. The 2.9± acre tract, which features 360’± on year-round Verde Creek, is the site of the New Fountain Stagecoach stop. In 1868, Captain Frederick Metzger and his wife Louise, established the stop which grew into a hotel to serve stage passengers traveling between San Antonio and El Paso. Today, a two-story western-style home encompassing 2,900 square feet marks the spot. The interior of the structure has been razed and offers a blank canvas for the new owner’s vision. The Stagecoach Stop is rare. Not many places combine live water, historical significance and easy access to urban Texas in a compact package. Don’t let the opportunity pass you by. For more information about the Stagecoach Stop, contact Jeffrey C. Hood at (830) 431-1177 or Conner W. Hood at (830) 928-2317. Listed for $1.5 million.
$1,500,000  •  1.57 acres
Hill Country history lives at the Old Gristmill, located in Medina County just 30 minutes west of San Antonio. The two-bedroom/one-and-a half bath native rock home originated as a working gristmill that provided grain products for the nearby New Fountain Stagecoach Stop and Hotel. Lovingly restored, the mid- to late 19th Century structure, reflects the region’s hand-crafted, German architectural vernacular. The property features separate guest quarters. Another historic outbuilding boasts a wine cellar that likely served as a root cellar in earlier times. The 1.57± acre property fronts on County Road 251 just minutes from Hondo. The Old Gristmill hearkens back to the earliest days of the Hill Country and provides a foundation for an authentic life today. For more information about the Old Gristmill, contact Jeffrey C. Hood at (830) 431-1177 or Conner W. Hood at (830) 928-2317. Listed for $1.5 million.
$750,000  •  1.49 acres
The three-bedroom/two-bath Verde Creek House offers a premium Hill Country live-water lifestyle just 30 minutes west of San Antonio. The 1.49± acre tract, located just minutes from Hondo in Medina County, boasts 400± feet of year-round Verde Creek. With a footprint of about 1,000 square feet, the existing home is perfect for a weekend getaway or an intimate permanent home. Of course, the new owners could easily remove the house and create their own one-of-a-kind dream home. The property is a canvas of possibilities. Unleash your imagination and live your Hill Country dreams. For more information about the Verde Creek House, contact Conner W. Hood at (830) 928-2317 or Jeffrey C. Hood at (830) 431-1177. Listed for $750,000.